Thanks to the generosity of our community last year we gave out the equivalent of 239,611 meals to people in need. 

We accept donations of most dried, fresh and tinned foods as long as they are unopened and in date. If you want to discuss a donation of surplus stock from your business, please contact [email protected]


Current shortages

Please choose from our regular shortages below. Please note we do not require specific brands they are just examples of the shortages we have.

Download a regular shortages poster here

Latest donation updates

  • Read our news article, about why we need certain items Why do you ask for certain items
  • Sanitary wear - we have a huge stock of these items at present. Please choose other items to donate. 
  • Baby milk - We are no longer accepting baby milk. This is following guidance about the negative impact of infants having different baby milk. 

For a full list of items that we do and don't take


Where can I donate my items?

**During current restrictions our warehouse and many other drop off points are closed. The only drop off points for The Welcome Centre are now at the supermarkets listed below.

Location of drop off point Comments                   
Sainsbury’s Shorehead, Southgate, HuddersfieldBlue wheelie bins behind the checkout
Tesco, Viaduct Street, HuddersfieldBasket behind the checkout
ASDA , Bradford Road HuddersfieldTrolley point by green token selection
Morrisons, Penistone Road, HuddersfieldBlue wheelie bin at either entrance
The Co-operative , Station Road, ShepleyFood bank basket 
The Co-operative, Lane Head Road, ShepleyFood bank basket 
Wooldale Cooperative, 50-52 Holmfirth Road, WooldaleFood bank basket 

If you would like to host a collection point on behalf of The Welcome Centre please get in touch [email protected]


The Welcome Centre (Huddersfield) is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1151282 and company number 8428517. We are based at 15 Lord Street, Huddersfield HD1 1QB. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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